Appeal for information following fatal aircraft crash
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We are appealing for information after two men sadly died following a small aircraft crash in South Staffordshire.
Just after 2pm on Sunday (4 June), we were called to Otherton in Penkridge.
Officers went to the scene with colleagues from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, paramedics from West Midlands Ambulance Service and Midlands Air Ambulance.
Fire crews extinguished a light aircraft which was on fire.
Sadly, a 63-year-old man and a 56-year-old man both died at the scene.
Specially-trained officers are supporting both of their families at this difficult time.
Detective Inspector Peter Goodwin, of CID South at Staffordshire Police, said: “We are continuing to work in parallel with the Air Accidents Investigation Branch to establish the circumstances leading up to the crash.
“We are keen to hear from witnesses or anyone who may have CCTV or dashcam footage of the area at the time.”
If you have any information, CCTV or dashcam footage that could help us with our inquiries, contact us by calling 101, quoting incident 372 of 4 June, or message us using Live Chat on our website – www.staffordshire.police.uk
To report anonymously, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.